debris

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debris

, d?bris
a collection of loose material derived from rocks, or an accumulation of animal or vegetable matter

debris

[də′brē]
(geology)
Large fragments arising from disintegration of rocks and strata.
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Tripoli's streets are littered with rotting corpses and the debris of war after heavy fighting by rebels to end Qaddafi's 42-year rule, though the deposed leader remains at large.
There were Soviets in Afghanistan when I was going to school and I had to cut short my education and pursue it later on and I count myself rather lucky and probably with some hard work I managed to go through the debris of war and plough my way out.
Or perhaps, they still remember how the United States had turned its back on Pakistan by walking out of the region after the Soviet-Afghan war in the 1980s (after achieving its own objectives), leaving Pakistan alone to deal with the debris of war.
This is a charity which clears up the debris of war, such as landmines and unex-ploded bombs, to try to make former conflict zones safe.